Daily Archives: February 9, 2015

House of Representatives elected John Quincy Adams president 190 years ago today (Feb 9 1825)


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(Wednesday, February 9, 1825, during the 1824 presidential campaign) — The U.S. House of Representatives elected Secretary of State John Quincy Adams of Massachusetts president today after no candidate had received a majority of electoral votes in the general election. Continue reading House of Representatives elected John Quincy Adams president 190 years ago today (Feb 9 1825)

FDR, Churchill and Stalin pose for cameras at Yalta 70 years ago this hour (Feb 9 1945)


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(Friday, February 9, 1945, 4:00 p.m. local time; during World War II) — British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt and Premier Joseph Stalin posed for still and motion pictures today in the courtyard of Livadia Palace near Yalta in Crimea during the eight-day Yalta Conference to discuss and plan the postwar world. Continue reading FDR, Churchill and Stalin pose for cameras at Yalta 70 years ago this hour (Feb 9 1945)